ERIC Number: EJ614151
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Employers' Perceptions of Welfare Reform: Implications for Cooperative Extension Personnel.
Wilson, Bernice B.; Stewart, Daisy L.
Journal of Extension, v38 n5 Oct 2000
Interviews with 12 employers participating in the Virginia Initiative for Employment, Not Work identified factors affecting welfare recipients' work force entry: skills, work experience, education/training, support system, childcare, transportation, and clothing. They are wiling to hire if supported by extension, social services, and government agencies, and willing to train if applicants have employability skills. (SK)
Descriptors: Employer Attitudes, Employment Potential, Employment Practices, Extension Education, Job Skills, Welfare Reform
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A